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G:Weekly - Your Creative Careers Newsletter | Week 1️⃣ 1️⃣

Your weekly email from Global Academy to kickstart your media career ✨

Work Experience Opportunities

🔔 FINAL REMINDER! Deadline is Sunday! 🔔

FREE Intro to Cinematography Workshop

If you're interested in a career in a Camera, Lighting, Grip or Digital Imaging department, the British Society of Cinematographers and the London Screen Academy are hosting a practical 2-day course led by leading creatives in the film and TV industry.

You'll get the opportunity to take part in practical, hands-on workshops, develop your technical skills and understanding of departmental roles, and build a network of contacts for the future!

There are bursaries available to support the costs of traveling to the workshop.

Are you over 18, passionate about journalism and able to speak a second language? The BBC Future Voices programme is an exciting six-week journalism training scheme with BBC World Service Languages.

Work alongside BBC news teams to develop your journalistic skills, helping create and deliver quality content for digital, TV, online, and audio.

You will find out what it’s like working in two languages - English and one of the other World Service languages. You don’t need any journalism experience, but you must be passionate about news.

Before the year closes out - Year 13 students have the chance to sign up to the UAL Autumn-Winter schools. This is a series of evening and day programmes to help you prepare to apply for UAL courses, access in depth subject advice and build and develop your portfolio. UAL Insights is their outreach programme offering Global Academy students access to the UAL Colleges for creative activities and pre-university advice.

Applications will be closing on 19 December. You must join the programme before then to benefit from the Insights Admissions processes and have your UCAS application flagged to our Course Teams.

Get £500 if your image gets chosen 💸

International photography platform Photoworks is looking to commission a photographer to create a new image to celebrate the start of 2024. 📸

There's no theme, so it's the perfect opportunity to create a playful, non-conventional image to mark the start of a new year. The final image will be used across their social media platforms, and sent to a mailing list that includes curators, editors, artists and industry professionals!

You'll be paid a £500 fee and get to take over their Instagram with a community of over 54,000 thousand followers.

To apply, you just need to send them a link to your website or Instagram - deadline 11th December.

Job Opportunities for Year 13 and Year 14 students

Have you ever spent ages browsing job sites or scrolling through social media for job opportunities, unable to find what you’re looking for? Don’t fear – we’ve collated a list of 18 newsletters and mailing lists that will send a whole host of opportunities straight to your inbox. Who knows, your next job might be an email away!

The Walt Disney Studios brings quality movies and episodic storytelling to consumers throughout the world. Encompassing a collection of respected film studios, including Disney Live Action, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Searchlight Pictures and 20th Century Studios.

Join their productions and become a part of the best storytelling teams in the world. We look for trainees across our productions in the following areas:

Production Management: Production Office, Accounts, Assistant Directors, Locations, Studio Unit, Publicity, Environmental

Craft: Art Department, Set Decorating, Props, Costume, Hair and Makeup, Creature Effects

Technical: Camera, Sound, Video, DIT, Grip, Electrical/Lighting, Script Supervision, SFX, VFX

If you’re interested in a future opportunity on one of their productions, please apply and the Talent Acquisition & Crew Development team will be in touch once a position becomes available.

Apprenticeship for a Music Company

This role will be assisting the Digital Advertising Team, as well as the wider Digital team, owning and executing marketing and advertising activities.

The Digital Marketing Placement will be planning, executing, and reporting across online advertising and web. They will be required to take full ownership of any given marketing campaign and work with internal and external teams to ensure efficient and effective delivery.

If you are looking to kick-start your career or make a career change and move into technical operations, HR, marketing, business, journalism or production, a BBC advanced/higher level apprenticeship could be for you.

Advanced/higher apprenticeship schemes last from 18 months to 2 years and you will receive an accredited apprenticeship qualification on completion. Opportunities are available across the UK. You’ll need to be 18 when you join and be eligible to work in the UK. Some schemes have qualifying criteria which are listed in the job description.

Apply now to be a Marketing Apprentice at Sky - where you’ll get to know their products inside out. They help Sky win new business and create digital marketing communications strategies and find the most effective ways to sell to customers online. All of this while working towards a Multi-Channel Marketer Level 3. Applications can close anytime between 3rd December 2023 - 28th January 2024.

Global Academy is committed to achieving the Quality In Careers Standard accreditation, through Education Development Trust We are focused on achieving the required criteria to become award holders. Education Development Trust is an accredited national licensed awarding body for the Quality in Careers Standard status for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) provision